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Rooks Nest Farm House, Therfield

Description: Rooks Nest Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 162449

OS Grid Reference: TL3432435632
OS Grid Coordinates: 534324, 235632
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0029, -0.0446

Location: Rooks Nest Lane, Therfield, Hertfordshire SG8 9RH

Locality: Therfield
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 9RH

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Listing Text

TL 33 NW
(East side)
Dane End
4/126 Rooks Nest Farm House
House. Early C17, extended C18, altered C19. Timber frame on flint base,
rendered. Tiled roof. 2 cell lobby entry with a wing added to rear left
to form an L on plan. 2 storeys and attic. Ground floor: central
entrance with bracketed hood, flanking C19 canted bays with sashes,
tiled heads. First floor 2 flush frame horizontal sliding sashes.
Central square ridge stack, rebuilt cap. Right end: ground floor
entrance, first floor horizontal sliding sash. Left end: ground floor
French windows, first floor sash and attic horizontal sliding sash,
flush frames. C19 gabled entrance porch with side door where main range
meets rear wing, flush frame sashes in rear wing. Rear gable end of wing
has first floor and attic horizontal sliding sashes, exposed plates and
purlins. Catslide roof over lean-to outshut on inner return with a
stack, links to lean-to outshut to rear of main range, also with
catslide roof. Interior: exposed framing, jowled posts, curved tension
braces, stop chamfered ovolo moulded binding beam.

Listing NGR: TL3432435632

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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